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Becoming More Responsive to Student and Community Needs

Never “no.” Always “yes” or “not yet, but we’ll figure it out.”

Published: November 28, 2022
Topics: Education Equity, Overcoming Challenges, Social Emotional Learning
Weaving Webs of Personalization

Reflecting on the power of value-driven customization and personalization – with opportunities for co-created value propositions and challenges in foundational...

Published: November 22, 2022
Topics: Future of Learning
Engaging Families and Communities to Strengthen Student Supports and Services

These Ohio districts connect with families and reduce barriers to access.

Published: November 21, 2022
Topics: Education Equity, Overcoming Challenges, Social Emotional Learning
Cutting Out the Middleman: Networks and Education

Reflecting on networked forms of organization that deliver new levels of differentiation and specialization – and the challenges of having...

Published: November 17, 2022
Topics: Future of Learning
What Personalized Professional Learning Pathways Can Do

The Ohio Personalized Learning Network aims to provide professional learning pathways to help Ohio educators personalize learning for each student....

Published: November 16, 2022
Topics: Systems Change
How Districts in Ohio Actualize Whole Child Principles

These Ohio districts convene the community to actualize whole child principles.

Published: November 15, 2022
Topics: Education Equity, Overcoming Challenges, Social Emotional Learning
Balancing Big Data: Insights for Education

Reflecting on our third anchor forecast’s insights on the effects of collecting, analyzing and using massive amounts of data

Published: November 11, 2022
Topics: Future of Learning
Politicizing Public Education: The Wrong End of Being Right

There was a rush to blame after the release of the NAEP scores – but our learners need something different.

Published: November 10, 2022
Topics: Assessment and Accountability, Overcoming Challenges
Non-academic Supports Enhance Educational Outcomes in Ohio

These Ohio districts address non-academic supports to care for the whole child.

Published: November 8, 2022
Topics: Education Equity, Social Emotional Learning
Startup? Yes. Democratization? Not so much.

Reflecting on innovation and entrepreneurship as it translates to a public good like education and the challenge of competing agendas

Published: November 4, 2022
Topics: Future of Learning
How Personalized, Competency-Based Learning and Whole Child Approaches are Aligned

Personalized, competency-based learning benefits from a whole child approach

Published: November 1, 2022
Topics: Social Emotional Learning
Five Disruptions That We Thought Could Change Everything

KnowledgeWorks’ third major forecast anticipated significant reshaping of learning. Now that it is 2022, we have reached the time horizon...

Published: October 20, 2022
Topics: Future of Learning
Out of the Box

Out of the Box provides an action plan for rethinking teaching and learning in a way that better prepares today’s...

Published: October 18, 2022
Topics: Building Capacity, Education Policy, Systems Change
Liberatory Education Today: AfroRithms from the Future

Guest author and contributor to our forecast Lonny Brooks explains how the gamified forecasting tool AfroRithms from the Futures works.

Published: October 13, 2022
Topics: Education Equity, Future of Learning
Ohio’s Whole Child Framework

Services to students and families to support child behavioral health through Ohio's Whole Child Framework

Published: October 11, 2022
Topics: Social Emotional Learning
Personalized, competency-based learning isn’t about us. It’s about our learners.

Supporting students isn’t an issue of partisan politics – it’s a necessity.

Published: October 11, 2022
Topics: Vision and Culture
Liberatory Education: Fulfilling Education’s Promises

What do systems look like when they move from equity to liberation? Take a look.

Published: October 7, 2022
Topics: Education Equity, Future of Learning, Systems Change
KnowledgeWorks Announces 2022-23 “Leading Change” Community Fellows

KnowledgeWorks has named seven Leading Change Community Fellows for its 2022-23 cohort. Find out who they are.

Published: October 5, 2022
Topics: Building Capacity, Community Partnerships
Tips from Torres

Language arts teacher-librarian Julia E. Torres provides actionable tips for creating inclusive and engaging classrooms.

Published: September 30, 2022
Topics: Future of Learning, Systems Change
Capita Futures Toolkit

This toolkit contains instructions, examples and templates to examine current realities, explore possibilities and chart a course forward.

Published: September 28, 2022
Topics: Future of Learning
Get to Know Our New CEO and President Bill Hite

Bill Hite’s professional experience includes serving at every level – teacher, principal, central office administrator and superintendent.

Published: September 21, 2022
Topics: 101
Transforming for Tomorrow: A State Policymaker’s Guide for Supporting Student-Centered Education Systems

This guide is designed to help a range of state policymakers identify initial steps to support schools and districts wanting...

Published: September 12, 2022
Topics: Assessment and Accountability, Education Policy, Vision and Culture
A Liberatory Library: Connecting Through Our Differences

Providing book lists for elementary, middle and high school ages, Julia E. Torres explains why reading books by and about...

Published: September 1, 2022
Topics: Education Equity
Connecting the Dots: Linking Student-Centered Learning and College and Career Pathways

How student-centered learning and college and career pathways best prepare learners to create a more hopeful future

Published: August 31, 2022
Topics: Education Policy